People develop biases against individuals who are physically dirty as early as the age of 5 and carry these perceptions into adulthood, according to researchers from Boston College and Franklin & Marshall College. In the time of the COVID-19 crisis, the findings recognize similar biases against the sick may contribute to social marginalization of people who contract the coronavirus.
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